Types of Settlements Personal Injury Lawyers Recover
The purpose of a personal injury claim is to get desirable compensation. And hiring a personal injury lawyer may be an excellent way to ensure this by winning the following. Learn more facts here.
A personal injury damages award almost always includes the cost of medical care associated with the accident—reimbursement for treatment you’ve already received and compensation for the estimated cost of medical care you’ll need in the future because of the accident. Read about Why Personal Injury Lawyers Prefer Settlement here.
You can have compensation for the accident’s impact on your salary and wages—not just income you’ve already lost but also the money you would have been able to make in the future were it not for the accident. In personal injury legalese, compensation for an accident victim’s “loss of earning capacity” characterized a damage award based on future income.
Suppose an accident damaged any vehicles, clothing, or other items. In that case, you’d likely reimburse the repairs or compensation for the fair market value of the property lost.
Pain and suffering
You may be entitled to get compensation for pain and severe discomfort you suffered during the accident and in its immediate aftermath — also for any ongoing pain that can contribute to the accident.